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A Loss for Words: The Story of Deafness in a Family Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Lou Ann Walker
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Discuss the impact that having deaf parents played on Lou Ann's childhood.

Throughout her life, Lou Ann had many struggles with the fact that her parents were deaf. Describe those struggles using examples from the book.

Compare the relationship between Lou Ann's maternal grandparents and their daughter to the relationship between Lou Ann's paternal grandparents and their son.

Compare Lou Ann's life with deaf parents to how she thought her life would have been with hearing parents.

Describe how Lou Ann's feelings about having deaf parents differed from the opinions of other children of deaf parents.

Lou Ann and her sisters had a strong bond; discuss that bond using examples from the book.

Lou Ann's Uncle Bill and Aunt Margaret played a large role in her life during her childhood. Discuss the role that they played in her childhood using examples from the book.

Discuss the bouts of...

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